Alec Baldwin

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Alexander Rae Baldwin III
  • Birth Place: Massapequa, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/03/1958, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; producer
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The eldest of the Baldwin brothers is a talented player known for his fiery persona both on and off screen. Early '80s roles in a number of TV series (the daytime soap The Doctors, the prime-time sudser Knots Landing), led to big-screen roles in films such as Working Girl and Beetlejuice. By 1990, he had graduated to leading man status, starring as a CIA analyst in the Cold War actioner The Hunt for Red October. In 1993 he married actress Kim Basinger, whom he met on the set of the 1991 film The Marrying Man. Their union, which produced daughter Ireland, ended in 2002, though their custody battles have remained tabloid fodder in the years since. Despite such personal issues, Baldwin has enjoyed continued professional success, starring in the sitcom 30 Rock and remaining one of Saturday Night Live's most popular guest hosts. In 2010, Baldwin took on yet another high-profile gig, cohosting the 82nd annual Academy Awards with Steve Martin.Alec Baldwin Fast Facts:
  • In 1990, took the lead in an off-Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss, but did not follow the show to Broadway because of film obligations; two years later, reprised the role for the film adaptation, opposite Meg Ryan.
  • Passed on Patriot Games, the sequel to the smash hit The Hunt for Red October, to star in a Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Narrated a number of episodes of the popular children's series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends in the mid-'90s, and appeared as the Conductor in the 2000 feature film Thomas and the Magic Railroad.
  • One of the most popular hosts of Saturday Night Live, clocking enough appearances to warrant his own Best of DVD.
  • An outspoken advocate for a variety of public-policy issues, including the environment and gun control; serves on the board of directors for the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund (founded in 1996 after his mother, Carol, successfully battled the disease).
  • Alec Baldwin Relationships:
  • Daniel Baldwin - Brother
  • Elizabeth Keuchler - Sister
  • Ireland Baldwin - Daughter
  • Kim Basinger - Ex-wife
  • Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr. - Father
  • Hilaria Thomas - Wife
  • Carmen Gabriela - Daughter
  • Stephen Baldwin - Brother
  • Carol Baldwin - Mother
  • Jane Sasso - Sister
  • Janine Turner - Ex-fiancée
  • William Baldwin - Brother
  • Alec Baldwin Awards:
  • 2004 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2009 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor for a Miniseries or a Special - Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Special Class Program - Nominee
  • 2004 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
  • 2007 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2003 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2008 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1992 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2003 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical - Nominee
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States; New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, New York, United States (BFA in Acting, 1994)

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